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Hairy Crabs with a Twist at Royal Pavilion

It’s Hairy Crab season again, have you had your fix yet? Image reproduced with permission from Royal Pavilion at Park Regis Hotel   From now till mid November, Royal Pavilion at Park Regis Hotel is serving 5 types of Hairy Crab dishes which include 2 contemporary creations that I think are a refreshing change from […]

Gaia Ristorante & Bar’s Grande Carte Menu

Located at Goodwood Park Hotel, Gaia Ristorante occupies the space that was home to Bice – my favourite Italian restaurant for Saffron Risotto in the late 90s. Named after the ancient Greek Mother Goddess and creator of the Earth, Gaia’s culinary philosophy focuses on enhancing the natural flavours of well-sourced ingredients within a Nature-inspired setting. Helmed by Chef Emanuele Faggi […]

World Gourmet Summit 2014: Eu Yan Sang’s Herbal Dinner, 31 Mar

Last week, I was invited to a preview of World Gourmet Summit 2014’s Eu Yan Sang Dinner featuring the cuisine of International Masterchef Arron Huang and Hosting Chef Yong Bing Ngen. The six-course wine-paired dinner menu, featuring high quality premium herbs, was put together by celebrity Masterchef Arron Huang from Taiwan and Majestic Restaurant’s Chef Yong […]

Eggs Benedict at InterContinental Singapore's Sunday Champagne Brunch

“The Art of Sundays” Champagne Brunch at InterContinental Singapore

The Art of Sundays Champagne Brunch at InterContinental Singapore‘s Lobby Lounge is served every Sunday from 11.30 am to 3 pm, great for those who are looking to end their weekend on a high note. Free flow of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne (served for a limited period in Magnum bottles) This is a long overdue review […]

Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey

Jiu Zhuang 酒庄 is a hidden gem of a bar located within the quieter part of Dempsey Hill. Rachist and I first visited it after our Chinese New Year tasting at Yan Ting, St. Regis Singapore. Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey Hill   Initially, Rachist and I were apprehensive as the walk along the dimly lit boardwalk seemed to […]

The Chop House

I caught up with C & L over dinner at The Chop House last evening. A more casual offshoot of Wooloomooloo Steakhouse, The Chop House is a waterfront restaurant at VivoCity and can accomodate 80 diners in the main dining hall with more seats outside. Unfortunately, lighting at the restaurant was very dim so we […]

Levant's Mixed Grill - tasting

Levant – Middle Eastern Cuisine

I was invited to Levant, a cosy Middle Eastern restaurant located at Greenwood, for a tasting last month. I’d heard of this restaurant from acquaintances but didn’t get to check it out as most of my friends are not into Middle Eastern food. ‘Levant’ means ‘the sun rises in the east’ and is also used to refer […]

Grilled Peppers at Bomba

Adios Bomba Paella Bar

Bomba Paella Bar is a place that I’d been meaning to check out for the longest time. I never got around to doing it till this year and that’s because the restaurant will cease operations after 11 January 2014 (yes, today’s their last day so hurry before they disappear). Pimientos del Padron @ S$ 12 […]

Bar & Billiard Room Champagne Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose

Bar and Billiard Room’s Sunday Brunch

Late last year, Bar and Billiard Room at Raffles Hotel Singapore launched a Sunday brunch menu which includes a special monthly selection of red and white wine that had been picked by Raffles’ Wine Director to complement the dishes on the buffet line. I was invited for a tasting to check out the brunch spread. […]

Morsels Squid Ink Risotto

Morsels (Singapore)

Morsels at Mayo Street has been on my list of places to check out for quite a while so I was thrilled when friends suggested going there for a birthday celebration. I returned to Morsels less than a week later for the launch of Foodmento, a new app for foodies. Steamed Clams @ S$22 Fig Broth, Homemade Kimchee, Pickled Wakame […]

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